Posted inNews & Politics

Woodschlock

To the editors: A note to Michael Miner regarding his “Turn to the Tribune” (Hot Type, August 25). Retrospectives of the Woodstock music festival have tended to divide themselves into two camps. There are the bashers and the revelers. The bashers see Woodstock as the culmination of everything that was wrong with the decade of […]

Posted inArts & Culture

Pinetop Perkins

Pianist Pinetop Perkins, Muddy Waters’s last great keyboard man, is a living repository of over half a century of blues. He laces barrelhouse standards and up-tempo rockers alike with a deep blues sensibility and solid craftsmanship fused with an impish good humor that makes every performance an unabashed celebration of life. In recent years he’s […]